Mary Louise Roberts, 82, of Belle Center, passed away in her home at 12:25 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 surrounded by her beloved family. She was born in Sparta, Ohio, on Dec. 24, 1937, to the late Clifton and Kathleen (Atherton) Winegardner. Mary was also preceded in death by her brother, Clyde Winegardner.
She is survived by her daughter, Anita (Richard) Legge; her sons, David Roberts, Ronald Roberts, and Chris (Angie) Roberts; 15 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild; two beloved sisters, Pat Rice and Doris Fadley; sister-in-law, Gloria Winegardner; brother-in-law, Jimmy (Sharon) Roberts; and a beloved life-long friend, Deanne Shaw.
Mary was employed 20 years at Westinghouse, seven years at Imperial Bondware, and retired from Holloway Sportswear in Jackson Center. She really enjoyed skating, baking, and trips with her family. Mary was a great mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She will dearly be missed by all who loved and knew her.
A private family graveside will be held for Mary in the spring.
Memorial contributions may be made to Belle Center Summer Recreation, P.O. Box 404, Belle Center, Ohio, 43310.
Funeral arrangements are in care of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Bellefontaine and online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.edsfh.com.